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Topland Cemetery


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Topland Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Topland Cemetery (FAG ID #2343066)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Topland Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Topland Cemetery

Lat:   54.3416°   (54° 20' 29")

Lon:   -114.9503°   (-114° 57' 1")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-11-062-07-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 11, Township 062, Range 07, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Topland Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


  Topland Cemetery  


List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Topland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Barrhead Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Topland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Barrhead Community Cemetery (FAG ID #2287812)
Bloomsbury Pentacostal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Topland Cemetery
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Topland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Blue Ridge Cemetery (FAG ID #2436957)
Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Topland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2343453)
Mayerthorpe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Topland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mayerthorpe Cemetery (FAG ID #2163501)
Mellowdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Topland Cemetery
Mosside Agnes United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Topland Cemetery
Vega Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Topland Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Topland Cemetery.

Barrhead   [Map]Cosmo   [Map]Neerlandia   [Map]
Bloomsbury   [Map]Fort Assiniboine   [Map]Rochfort Bridge   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Green Court   [Map]Roselea   [Map]
Camp Creek   [Map]Lone Pine   [Map]Tiger Lily   [Map]
Campsie   [Map]Mayerthorpe   [Map]Vega   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Topland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Topland Cemetery (FAG ID #2343066)
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alberta

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alberta

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Topland Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Topland Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Topland Cemetery elsewhere. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Topland Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2343066

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Topland Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3416, Longitude: -114.9503     [Map].

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